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Kurdish fighters head to Syria to face militants

September 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People offer water to a Syrian refugee at the border in Suruc, Turkey, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish villages in northern Syria in the past 48 hours. (AP Photo) BEIRUT [&hellip...

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Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

September 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Police guard a roadblock as Sierra Leone government enforces a three day lock down on movement of all people in an attempt to fight the Ebola virus in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across...

Brown credited with turning Scot independence tide

September 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and NO campaigner in Scotland’s Independence Referendum meets pupils at Kelty Primary school Kelty Scotland Friday Sept. 19, 2014. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum...

Asian stocks mostly down after Fed meeting

September 18, 2014 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

Specialist Jason Hardzewicz, left, and trader Michael Zicchinolfi work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Financial markets are awaiting the end of a Federal Reserve meeting Wednesday to see whether the Fed sends any...

Fijians go to polls after 8 years of military rule

September 17, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 7, 2013 file photo, Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, center, attends the opening of a picnic park in Suva, Fiji. Thousands of Fijians are eagerly awaiting their first chance to vote in nearly eight years Wednesday in...

6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city

September 16, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Fighters from the Azov volunteer battalion arrive on rotation from the front line in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, the city council said Monday — the worst...

Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

September 16, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Top from left, Jordanian Foreign Minister, Sheikh Sabah Khaled al Hamad, Foreign Minister of United Arab Emirats sheik Abdullah Bin Zayed al Nahyan, unidentified, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo, Norwegian Foreign Borge Brendem, front row...

Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport

September 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People collect drinking water from a supply pipe in the town of Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. More than 200 Russian trucks carrying humanitarian supplies entered into Ukraine with supplies for the city of Luhansk, which has for weeks...

Egypt seeks broader alliance with US over Libya

September 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry boards his plane at Cairo International Airport on September 13, 2014 as he leaves the Egyptian capital. Kerry described Egypt as an “important partner” during a short stop in Cairo to build support against the Islamic...

Pakistan arrests opposition activists

September 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Anti-government activists gather to block a prison van which is carrying their detained colleagues after their court appearance in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Pakistan’s opposition said police have arrested scores of activists in an...